ana torfs

featured texts in English

selected group exhibition catalogs and books

2017

Dirk De Meyer, Generated Thoughts, on Ana Torfs's Story Generator, in Hearings, a Reader, Sternberg Press, 2017, pp 227-237, ill.

Els Roelandt & Ana Torfs, A Tragedy in two Acts, in Hearings, a Reader, Sternberg Press, 2017, pp 86-96, ill.

2016

Mieke Bal, "Q: Questions and Qualms" (about Ana Torfs's "Du mentir-faux"), in Lexicon der Kulturanalyse, Turia + Kant, Wien/Berlin, pp 128-138, ill.

2015

Eveline Vanfraussen, 'Family Plot or four ways of seeing the world', in: "Et in Arcadia Ego—World Chaos and Idyll", Museum Kurhaus Kleve, ill. (catalog)

Ana Torfs, Reading Rocks, artist's contribution in Gagarin, # 30 June 2015, pp 2-21.

Paul Vermeulen, "Open Books, Ana Torfs'Cinoc'" in Art by Commission 2006-2013, Art Team Vlaams Bouwmeester, Brussel, pp 152-157, ill.

Gabriele Mackert, 'Ghosts, or on the Beauty of Plants and their Names in Times of Ignorance', in: Shinji Kohmoto (Ed.)
Parasophia, Kyoto, pp 62-71, ill. (catalog)

Catherine Robberechts, 'Elective Affinities';'The Intruder' in: Sabine Folie (Ed.) + Que 20 ans après; Collected Words and Images. Generali Foundation & Sternberg Press, pp.390-395; 440-443, ill.

2014

Berta Sichel (Ed), #1 Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, BIACI (catalog)

2013

Mieke Bal, 'Timely Reminders, Art in History, about Ana Torfs' Anatomy', in Crescendo (Ed. Juliana Engberg) ACCA, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, 2013, pp. 28-29, ill.
(exh. guide)

Gertrud Sandqvist, 'Against Method', in: A Book about Collecting and Exhibiting Conceptual Art after Conceptual Art, (Ed. Sabine Folie, Georgia Holz, Ilse Lafer), Generali Foundation, Vienna, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, 2013, pp. 321-378, ill. (catalog)

Dieter Roelstraete, "Ana Torfs", in: The Way of the Shovel, Art as Archaeology, (Ed. Dieter Roelstraete), University of Chicago Press, 2013, pp. 238-245, ill. (catalog)

Catherine Robberechts, "Du mentir-faux", in: Reading Cinema, Finding Words, Art after Marcel Broodthaers (Ed. Chinatsu Makiguchi)
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 2013, pp 56-65, ill. (catalog)

The Collection as a Character
Muhka editions, Antwerp, 2013 (catalog)

Claude Blondeel, Bazaar Belgie
Borgerhoff & Lamberigts, Ghent, 2013 (catalog)

Torfs, Ana, 'TXT (Engine of Wandering Words)' in: RE:EMERGE, Towards a New Cultural Cartography
Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, 2013, pp. 578-585, ill. (catalog)

Bal, Mieke, 'Deliver Us from A-Historicism: Metahistory for Non-Historians', in: Philosophy of History After Hayden White (ed. Robert Doran)
Bloomsbury Academic, New York, 2013, pp. 67-89, ill.

'Ana Torfs', [...] STAIN [...] in: Conversation Piece: Collection Mu.ZEE Ostend Acquisitions 2007 – 2012, CAHF, Ghent, 2013, pp 89-100, ill.

2012

Marion Hohlfeldt, 'Geschichte wird gemacht! (Dé)constructions d'un futur imprévisible', in
L'imprévisible dans l'art (Ed. Dominique Berthet)
L'Harmattan, Paris, 2012, pp. 110-114

'Ana Torfs', in: Appropriation (Ed. Petra Noll)
Fotogalerie Vienna, Fotobuch nr 49/2012, pp. 108-111, ill. (catalog)

Gregos, Katerina, ‘Ana Torfs’, in: The Deep of the Modern, a Subcyclopaedia, Ed. Cuauthémoc Medina, Christopher Fraga
SilvanaEditoriale, Milano, 2012, pp. 240-241, pp. 262-265, ill. (catalog)

Bookshowbookshop, ed. Johan Pas
Be-Part, Waregem/APE, Gent, 2012 (catalog)

Ana Torfs in conversation with Samuel Korn, in:
Displayer 04(DE)
Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung, pp. 61-76, image portfolio pp 77-112

Mieke Bal, "Q" for "Questions and Qualms", in "Lexicon for Cultural Analysis", Turia + KantVerlag, 49-81.

2011

Lauwaert, Dirk, 'Lezen als een vorm van schrijven. Over de teksten in het werk van Ana Torfs', in:
Onrust
Het balanseer, Gent, pp. 97-110

T' Syen, Jolien, Het kritisch potentieel in het werk van de Belgische kunstenares Ana Torfs
Masterproef Faculteit Letteren (onuitgegeven) KU. Leuven

Judy Radul, Marit Paasche (ed.)
A Thousand Eyes: Media Technology, Law and Aesthetics
Sternberg Press, 2011, pp. 252-255, ill.

Pirotte, Philippe, 'A Story about Images that Wish to Stand Still', in: Bart De Baere / Nico Van Hout / Iris Cockelberghs (ed.)
Image-Thinking, Five Centuries of Images in Antwerp
MAS BOOKS, Antwerp, 2011, pp 218-221, pp. 154-155, ill.(catalog)

Krystof, Doris, "'Der Eindringling' - Raum und Theatralität in den Projektionen von Ana Torfs", in: Frohne, Ursula & Haberer Lilian (ed.)
Kinematografische Räume, Installationsästhetik in Film und Kunst
Wilhelm Fink Verlag, Munich

2010

Bal, Mieke, 'True Lies: on Ana Torfs’ "Du mentir-faux", or Some Dilemmas of History', in: Ottosen, Rune & Steigen, Solveig (ed.)
HiO-report 12: Framing War with Facts and Fiction in the Cultural Field
Oslo University College, Oslo, 2010

Urban, Annette, ‘Displacement’, in: Nierhaus, Irene / Hoenes, Josh / Urban, Annette (ed.)
Landschaftlichkeit zwischen Kunst, Architektur und Theorie
Reimer Verlag, Berlin, 2010

Nakas, Kassandra, ‘Un-Sentimental Journeys. Exploring ‘Space’ in Ana Torfs’ Work’, in: Van Damme, Claire (ed.)
Invitation au voyage
Academia Press, Ghent, 2010

2009

Lauwaert, Dirk, ‘The Intruder’, in: Tuymans, Luc / Di'an, Fan / Weiwei, Ai & Pirotte, Philippe (ed.)
The State of Things. Brussels/Beijing, .
Bozar/lannoo, Brussels/Tielt, pp. 168-169, ill.(catalog)

Braeckman, Dirk / Dietvorst, Els (ed.)
TIMEbook
vzw Time Festival, Ghent, 2009, pp. 18-15, 302-303, ill.

Pirotte, Philippe, ‘A Story about Images that Wish to Stand Still’, in: De Baere, Bart (ed.)
A Story of the Image
vzw Museums and Heritage, Antwerp, 2009 (catalog)

Simon, Kati (ed.) Vérité exposée-About Memory
Ernst Museum/Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, 2009 (exh.guide)

2008

De Wit, Dirk/ Judong, Anne (ed.)
art flanders 08, visual arts
BAM, Ghent, 2008

Eelbode, Erik, ‘Ana Torfs’, in: Grosenick, Uta / Seelig, Thomas (ed.)
Photoart: Photography in the 21st Century
Aperture, New York, 2008, pp. 434-437, ill.

Collection of Flemish Community Acquisitions, 2002-2006
Flemish Authorities, Brussels, 2008, pp. 120, 153, 310, 382-383, ill.

Robberechts, Catherine, ‘Du mentir-faux, Ana Torfs’, in:
De Wim Delvoye à Francis Alÿs, coll. ‘500 chefs-d’œuvre de l’art belge’
Racine, Brussels, 2008, p. 54-55, ill.

Lauwaert, Dirk, ‘The Intruder’, in: Folie, Sabine (ed.)
Un coup de dés, Writing Turned Image. An Alphabet of Pensive Language
Generali Foundation, Vienna/Verlag Walther König, Köln, 2008, pp. 184-189, ill. (catalog)

Diserens, Corinne (ed.)
Peripheral Vision and Collective Body
Museion, Bolzano, 2008, pp. 80-81, ill. (catalog)

Eelbode, Erik, ‘Ana Torfs’, in: Grosenick, Uta / Seelig, Thomas (ed.)
Photoart: The New World of Photography
Thames and Hudson, London, 2008, pp. 434-437, ill.

Vorkoeper, Ute, ‘Mitwirkung am Politischen. Über Zeugenschaft und Dauer von zeitgenössischer Kunst’, in: Ott, Michaela / Strauss, Harald (ed.)
Ästhetik + Politik. Neuaufteilungen des Sinnlichen in der Kunst
Schriftenreihe der HfbK Hamburg/Textem Verlag, 2008

Glasmeier, Michael, ‘Stimme, Stimmung, Stimmen. Kunsthistorische Aspekte zu Momenten bei Ana Torfs’, in:
Das Ganze in Bewegung. Essays zu einer Kunstgeschichte des Gegenwärtigen
Philo Fine Arts, Fundus, Hamburg 2008

2007

Eelbode, Erik, ‘Ana Torfs’, in: Grosenick, Uta / Seelig, Thomas (ed.)
Photo Art, Fotografie im 21 Jahrhundert
DuMont Verlag, Köln, 2007, pp. 434-437, ill.

Roelstraete, Dieter (ed.)
Jubilee, MuHKA 2007/1987/1967
MuHKA, Antwerp, 2007, pp. 270, 274-275, ill.

Robberechts, Catherine, ‘Du mentir-faux, Ana Torfs’, in:
Actuele Kunst van Wim Delvoye tot Luc Tuymans, coll. ‘600 jaar Belgische Kunst in 500 kunstwerken’
Standaard Uitgeverij/Lannoo, Antwerp, 2007, pp. 82-83, ill.

Krystof, Doris, ‘The Intruder’, Ana Torfs’ in: Krystof, Doris / Scheuermann, Barbara (ed.)
Talking Pictures
DuMont Verlag, Köln, 2007, pp. 89-96, ill. + text of Torfs’ adaptation of Maeterlinck’s play. pp. 97-112 (catalog)

Seelig, Thomas, ‘Du mentir-faux’ in: Seelig, Thomas (ed.)
Research and Invention
Scheidegger & Spiess Verlag, Zürich, 2007, p.120, pp. 44-53, portfolio, (catalog)

Laenen, Katrien (ed.)
Kunst in opdracht 1999-2005
Vlaams Bouwmeester, Brussels, 2007, pp. 292-293.

2006

Carels, Edwin / Kremer, Marc / Roelstraete, Dieter (ed.)
Projectie: Technologie als Metafoor
Nai uitgevers, Amsterdam, 2006, ill. p. 64 and cover ill. (catalog)

Pauleit, Winfried, ‘Kino/Museum, Film als Sammlungsobjekt oder Film als Verbindung von Archiv und Leben’ in: Viktor Kittlausz / Winfried Pauleit (ed.)
Kunst - Museum - Kontexte. Perspektiven der Kunst- und Kulturvermittlung
Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, 2006, pp. 113-135, ill.

Robberechts, Catherine, ‘Du mentir-faux’, in: Josse, Béatrice / Guénin, Hélène (ed.)
IN/VISIBLE, collection/productions FRAC Lorraine
JRP/RINGIER, Zürich, 2006, pp. 184-185, ill.

Weckwerth, George (ed.)
Sonambiente
Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2006, pp. 130-131, 398, ill.
(catalog)

2005

Torfs, Ana, Für Eisler
DeSingel, International Arts Campus, 2005, Antwerp, 28 p. (brochure)

De Baere, Bart / Bounameaux, Henry (ed.)
Contemporary Art in Belgium II
Best of Publishing, Brussels, 2005, pp. 214-217, ill.

Henneman, Inge, ‘Ana Torfs’, in:
Belgische Fotografen 1840-2005
Ludion, Ghent, 2005, pp. 282-283 ill.

Swinnen, Johan, ‘Ana Torfs, de geordende chaos’, in:
De lichte kamer. De onverborgen fotografie
Garant, Antwerp, 2005, pp. 91-92, 98, ill.

Fonds Mercator/Palais des Beaux-Arts (ed.)
La Belgique Visionnaire, Harald Szeemann
Mercator Fonds, Antwerp, 2005
(catalog)

2004

Peeters, Wim (ed.)
"Dedicated to a Proposition,New and Existing Projects by 18 artists",
extra edition of De Tijd, Antwerp, 2004, 8 p., ill. (exh.guide)

2003

Robberechts, Catherine, ‘Du mentir-faux’, in: Agnieszka Morawinska / Hanna Wroblewska (ed.)
Réalités, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, 2003, pp. 125-130, ill. (catalog)

Peeters, Wim, ‘Un négatif de l’histoire’, in:
Decennium, l’art belge et l’après Documenta IX
Ludion/Cera Foundation, Ghent, 2003, pp. 10-11, 30-33, ill.

2002

Robberechts, Catherine, ‘Elective Affinities/The Truth of Masks & Tables of Affinities’, in:
ForwArt, a Choice
ING, Brussels, 2002, pp. 172-181, ill.(catalog)

Robberechts, Catherine, ‘Impossible Portraits’ in: Stepken, Angelika (ed.)
Uncertain Signs-True Stories
Badischer Kunstverein, Karslruhe, 2002, ill. (catalog)

2001

Bex, Florent
Kunst in België na 1975
Mercatorfonds, Antwerp, 2001, pp. 161, 348, 398, ill.

Dressler, Iris, ‘Du mentir-faux’, in: Dressler, Iris / Christ, Hans D. (ed.)
Hartware 2001
Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, 2001, pp. 17-18, 85, ill.(catalog)

Huber, Gauthier, ‘Esthétique du déplacement’, in: Bonvin, Laurence / Zürcher, Sarah (ed.)
9th Biennial of Moving Images
Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine Saint-Gervais, Geneva, 2001, pp. 114-117, 173, ill. (catalog)

2000

Gale, Peggy, ‘Du mentir-faux’, in:
Tous le Temps/Every Time, La Biennale de Montreal
CIAC, Montreal, 2000, pp. 138-143, ill. (catalog)

Lion, Jenny, (ed.)
Magnetic North
University of Minnesota Press, Mineapolis, 2000, pp. 106-109, ill. (catalog)

1998

Dumont, Isabelle, ‘Zyklus von Kleinigkeiten’, in:
5th KunstenFestivaldesArts
Brussels, 1998, file No. 18, ill. (exh.cat.)

1996

Weckwerth, Georg (ed.)
Klangkunst, Prestel Verlag, Munich, 1996, pp. 144-145, ill.
(catalog)

Carels, Edwin, ‘Cultivated want’, in: De Zegher, Catherine (ed.)
Inside the visible
MIT press, Cambridge, 1996, pp. 192-197, ill. (catalog)

1995

Prat, Thierry / Raspail, Thierry / Rey, Georges (ed.)
3e Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon
Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, 1995, pp. 286, 354—357, ill. (catalog & CD-ROM)

1994

Baudson, Michel (ed.)
Prix de la jeune peinture belge
Fonds Mercator Paribas, Antwerp, 1994, pp. 54-55, ill. (catalog)

selected articles, reviews, lectures and interviews

2017

Christophe Van Gerrewey, The Ideal Reader, Lecture, Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels, 25 March 2017, 17h30 (in Dutch)

Ana Torfs on 'Anatomy', lecture followed by a panel discussion with Sven Lütticken and Judy Radul, moderated by Rachel O'Reilly, in: Roaming Academy 12, Planetary Records: Performing Justice Between Art and Law, curated by Natasha Ginwala and Rachel O'Reilly, 11-12 March 2017 (in English)

Emiliano Battista, Turning History, Lecture, Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels, 18 January 2017, 18h30 (in English)

Lucette ter Borg, Anatomie van een moord, NRC, 23 maart 2017 (in Dutch)

2016

A Tragedy in Two Acts, An email correspondence of Els Roelandt with Ana Torfs, 2006/2016, Hearings, Online Journal, October 2016 (in English)

Le Palmiste de Roussel, Lecture by Vincent Meessen, Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels, 9 November 2016, 18h30 (in French)

Roaming Assembly 8, Tell me your secret, Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem, 23 October 2016, convened by Ruth Noack (in English)

Repetição e diferença, Celso Martins in: Expresso Magazine, 2 April 2016 (in Portuguese)

Um papagaio na Gulbenkian, André Santos, in Time Out Magazine, 9 March 2016 (in Portuguese)

As palavras e os seus ecos, José Marmeleira, in: Publico:, 18 March 2016 (in Portuguese)

Emiliano Battista, Ana Torfs, By the Book, Lecture at Centro de Arte Moderna—Gubelkian Foundation, 12 March 2016

Ana Torfs, Echolalia, SAPO, 11 March 2016 (in Portuguese)

Ana Torfs, Echolalia, Da arte de bem traduzir, Sílvia Souto Cunha, in Visão 7, 10 March 2016 (in Portuguese)

Uma artista estudiosa procura o mundo atrás de cada palavra, Lina Santos in Diario de Noticias, 11 March 2016 (in Portuguese)

2015

Ana Torfs, in The Unturned, an online platform curated by Alejandro Alonso Díaz & Thomas Stokmans (in English)

Dirk De Meyer, Generated Thoughts: On Ana Torfs' Story Generator, Lecture in English, 19 November 2015, Atelier Bouwmeester, Ravensteingalerij, Brussels (in English)

Mieke Bal, 'Libranos del ahistoricismo: metahistorio para no historiadores, in: Blanco sobre blanco, issue nr 7, pp 10-29, ill. (in Spanish)

Jozefien Van Beek, Een alternatieve historie, in: De Morgen, 22 April, ill. (in Dutch)

Nele Wynants, Ana Torfs, Echolalia, in: 'Forum +', March 2015, pp. 47-48, ill. (in Dutch)

2014

Interview with Ayako Shuto, UnderWear Magazine #2, Tokyo, Winter 2014, pp. 38-42, ill. (in English)

Symposium about Echolalia/Ana Torfs, with Juli Carson, Ruth Noack, and Emiliano Battista, organized by Sint-Lucas Antwerp, in collaboration with WIELS and BAM, December 6, 2014

Evelyn Simons, Ana Torfs, Echolalia, in: This is Tomorrow, Contemporary Art Magazine, 3 December 2014 (in English)

Sarah Crew, Echolalia, "The Bulletin", 12 September 2014 (In English)

Wouter Davidts, Ana Torfs, in: Artforum, December 2014 (in English)

Bjorn Gabriels, Ana Torfs travels through time and space in Wiels exhibition, in Flanders Today, 12 September, 2014 (in English)

Rebecca Arthur, Every Story is a Travel Story, in My Art Guides, 2014 (in English)

Ana Torfs, Echolalia, in images, Mousse Magazine, 26 September 2014 (in English)

Christophe van Gerrewey, I want to hear you say it, in: De witte raaf, nr 172, November-December 2014, pp 10-12 (in Dutch)

Erik De Smedt, De echokamer, in: De Reactor November 2014 (in Dutch)

Eva Kirilof, One week in Brussels, in: The Bubblist, October 11, 2014 (in English)

Claude Blondeel, Blondeel's choice of the week, Torfs's unique imagery, on: tvBrussel, October 7, 2014 (in English)

Pascal Goffaux et Ana Torfs, Echolalia, "La Matinale de Musique 3", 29 September, 2014 (in French)

Gwenaelle de Spa, Echolalia, in: Artenews, September 16, 2014 (in French)

Colette Dubois, "Echolalia/Les mots et les images", Hart 133 en français, Novembre 2014 (in French)

Jeanne Fouchet-Nahas, Les echolalies d'Ana Torfs, in: Connaissances des Arts, October 13, 2014 (in French)

Ive Stevenheydens, Echo van de werkelijkheid, de beeld- en woordmachines van Ana Torfs, Agenda, September 12, 2014 (in Dutch)

Florence Cheval, Fantasmagories in "L'art-même", nr 63, 2014 (in French)

Guy Duplat, L'archéologie de nos connaissances, October 2, 2014 (in French)

Jean-Marie Wynants, Ana Torfs, Echolalia: in: "Le Soir", October 1, 2014 (in French)

Jan Blondeel, Echolalia, on: Cobra.be, 20 November 2014 (in Dutch)

Tom Van Imschoot, Echo's redding, in Rekto Verso, tijdschrift voor cultuur en kritiek, nr 63, November 2014 (in Dutch)

Chantal Pattyn, De wereld volgens Ana, Klara, "Pompidou", 11 September 2014 (in Dutch)

Chantal Pattyn & Ana Torfs, "Echolalia", in Pompidou, Radio Klara, 11 September, 2014 (in Dutch)

Fabrice Kada & Ana Torfs, "Echolalia", in "Temps de Pause", Musique 3, October 6, 2014 (in French)

Inge Braeckman, Over beeldende semantiek, HART nr 130, September 4, 2014 (in Dutch)

Vincent Delaury, Les échos multiples d'Ana Torfs, in: "L'Oeil", nr 672, October 2014 (in French)

Marc Ruyters, Een wereldreis van woorden en beelden, HART, nr 131, September 26, 2014 (in Dutch)

Sam Steverlynck, Er zit een papegaai in het museum, De Standaard, September 12, 2014 (in Dutch)

Eric Rinckhout, Woorden om de wereld mee te veroveren, De Morgen, October 1, 2014 (in Dutch)

Michel Verlinden, Joli doublé, in: Le Vif/L'Express, September 5, 2014 (in French)

Ann Rootveld en Ana Torfs, Echolalia, in "Bar du matin", Radio 1, 14 September 2014 (in Dutch)

Lien Lammar, Echolalia, in: "De Campuskrant", nr 2, 22 oktober 2014 (in Dutch)

Ana Torfs, TXT, Engine of Wandering Words in: Works & Days Quarterly, Nr 11, Summer 2014 (in English)

2013

Franck Mercurio, The Way of the Shovel in: "Time Out Chicago": (USA), November 22, 2013 (in English)

Alexandra Pazgu, Against Method, in Inhale Magazine, (RO, 8 October 2013) (in English)

Valérie Duponchelle, La Biennale de Sharjah en 15 artistes choc, in: "Le Figaro", 21 March 2013, ill. (in French)

2012

Doris Krystof, "Aus dem Reich der Untoten. Die funktion der Diapositive in Ana Torfs' Installation "Anatomy'", in: Profane Erleuchtung, Diapositive in Kunst und Kunstwissenschaft, Symposium, Hochschule für Bildende Kunst Braunschweig.

Sabine B. Vogel, ‘Kohle für die Manifesta’, in: TAZ (DE) June 5, 2012 (in German)

Marc Ruyters, ‘Manifesta 9, over kolen en kunst’, in:"HART":http://www.kunsthart.org/nl/1/63/home.aspx (BE) May 10, 2012, # 96, p. 11, ill. (in Dutch)

Marion Braet, ‘Manifesta 9 mixt kunst met mijnerfgoed’, in:"Kunstbeeld #6":http://www.kunstbeeld.nl/index.html (NL) June 2012, pp 35-43, ill.

Ana Torfs in conversation with Samuel Korn in: Displayer 04 (DE) Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung, pp. 61-76, image portfolio pp 77-112 (in English)

2011

Wittockx, Eva, 'Best of 2011', in: Metropolis M (NL) December 2011/January 2012, p. 23

Kassandra Nakas
Distant Voices, Distant Views

Helen Chang, ‘Ana Torfs in Generali Foundation’, in: Frieze, March 2011, nr 137

Mackert, Gabriele
Ghosts, or On the Beauty of Plants and their Names in Times of Ignorance in Ana Torfs' ‘Family Plots’

2010

Lothar Frangenberg of Kunstaspekte in conversation with Ana Torfs, May 2010

Manisha Jothady, ‘Album/Tracks A+B’, in: Eikon, International Magazine for Photography and Media Art (AT)
November 2010, nr 72, ill.

Nina Schedlmayer, ‘Im Brennglas der Blume’, in:
Art Magazine (AT) October 28, 2010, ill.

‘Das Spiel mit der Identität’, in: Die Stadtspionin (AT)

Bal, Mieke, ‘Displacements’, lecture, Generali Foundation, Vienna (AT) December 2, 2010

Sandqvist, Gertrud, ‘What is Truth: on the Complications of Personal Judgement in the Work of Ana Torfs’, lecture in the context of Vienna Art Week
Generali Foundation, Vienna (AT) November 18, 2010

Pfaffenbichler, Norbert, ‘ALBUM/TRACKS B, Ana Torfs in Generali Foundation’, in:
Springerin (AT) October 2010, Heft 4, ill.

Probst, Ursula Maria, ‘Never Trust the Artist, Trust the Tale’, in:
Spike Magazine (AT) October 2010, issue nr 25, pp 131-132, ill.

Schwanberg, Johanna, ‘Unersetzbare kunstlerische Sprache’, in: Die Furche (AT) 14/10/2010, ill.

Borchardt-Birmbaumer, Brigitte, ‘Vielstimmige Bild-Elegien’, in: Wiener Zeitung (AT) 30/9/2010, p. 14, ill.

Huber, Michael, ‘Die Abgrunde des Nikotins und andere Geschichten von Ana Torfs’, in: Kurier (AT) 15/9/2010, Ill

Vogel B. Sabine, ‘ALBUM/TRACKS B in Generali Foundation’, in: Die Presse (AT) 6/9/2010, Ill.

Feßler, Anne Katrin, ‘Sezieren von Geschichte’, in: Der Standard (AT) 8/9/2010, Ill.

Schedlmayer, Nina, ‘ALBUM/TRACKS B in Generali Foundation’, in: Profil (AT) 3/9/2010, Ill.

Jacobs, Steven, ‘Introduction to screening of “Zyklus von Kleinigkeiten”’, lecture, Filmcasino, Vienna, September 3, 2010

Prawda, Angelika, ‘ALBUM/TRACKS B in Generali Foundation’, in: Der Standard (AT) 2/9/2010, Ill

Delbecque, Camille, ‘ALBUM/TRACKS A’, in:
Vocatio (BE)
August 2010, nr 37, pp. 14-18, Ill.

Hohlfeldt, Marion, ‘Demain vous n'y penserai plus’, in: Galerie Art & Essai (FR) Journal d'exposition nr 10, April 2010

Vogel, B. Sabine, ‘Ana, Torfs, ALBUM/TRACKS A’, in:
Artforum (US) May 2010

Interview with Lothar Frangenberg
Kunstaspekte (DE) April 2010

Van Parys, Yoann, 'The share of the inexpressible', in:
Camera Austria (AT) # 110, June 2010

Kiehl, Annette, ‘Installationen von Ana Torfs im K21 Düsseldorf’, in:
NRW (DE) April, 28, 2010

Bochynek, Martin, ‘Auch Reisen im Kopf bildet ungemein’, in:
Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger (DE) April 26, 2010

Behrens, Katja, ‘ALBUM/TRACKS A’, in:
Kunstbulletin (CH) 5/2010

Irene Müller, ‘ALBUM/TRACKS B’, in:
Kunstbulletin (CH) 10/2010

Van Bogaert, Pieter, ‘ALBUM/TRACKS A in Düsseldorf’, in:
HART #64 (BE)
25 March 2010. p. 3, ill. + cover

Scheuermann, Barbara, Der Name der Blume, in:
Missy Magazine #1 (DE) 22 February 2010, p. 97, ill.

de Smedt, Erik, ‘Ana Torfs' anamorfosen’ in:
nY, website en tijdschrift voor literatuur, kritiek en amusement (BE) 7 April 2010

Kwakkenbos, Lars, ‘Een traan van Jeanne d'Arc’; in:
De Standaard (BE) 8 April 2010, pp. 30-31, ill.

Braet, Jan, ‘Sprekend de waarheid’
Knack (BE) 5 May, 2010, ill.

Nakas, Kassandra, ‘Blending light. Filmic discourse and non-filmic narration in the work of Ana Torfs’, lecture
The Discursive Space of Artists' Films, AAH Annual Conference University of Glasgow (UK) 15-17 April, 2010

‘Ana Torfs ALBUM/TRACKS A in der Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen’, in:
Artlout*, contemporary art magazine (DE) 04/10, p, ill.

Scheuermann, Barbara, ‘Performing Words as Artistic Strategy: Tell and Show’, in:
HART (BE) #62, 11 February 2010, Ill.

2009

Nakas, Kassandra , "Un-Sentimental Journeys. Exploring ‘Space’ in Ana Torfs’ Work", lecture
Invitation au voyage, Symposium
Ghent University (BE) December 2-4, 2009

2008

Borchardt-Birbaumer, Brigitte, ‘Buchstaben wie Wasserfälle’, in:
Wiener Zeitung (AT) September 19, 2008, p. 21, ill.

Bünnagel, Doris, ‘Historische Texte in neuem Licht’, in:
DAADletter(DE) No. 2, August 2008

Bianchi, Paolo, ‘Ästhetik der Fotografie’, in:
Kunstforum International (DE)
No. 192, July/August 2008, pp. 118-168, ill.

Tieke, Kristina, ‘In Grauzonen, ANATOMY’, in:
Göttinger Tageblatt (DE) April 11, 2008, ill.

Irler, Klaus, ‘Aufklärung unerwunscht, ANATOMY’, in:
taz nord (DE) April 14, 2008, p. 23, ill.

Krystof, Doris, ‘Raum und Theatralität in den Projektionen Ana Torfs’, lecture
Offscreen/Onscreen, Installationsästhetik und filmischer Raum in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, symposium
Universität zu Köln/Kunsthistorisches Institut, Zentrum für Moderne Forschung & Kölnischen Kunstverein, Köln (DE) June 6, 2008

2007

Soraia Vilela, ‘Exposição destaca a teatralidade nas artes plástica’, in:
DW (DE)September 7, 2007, ill.

Smolik, Noemi, ‘Talking Pictures’, in:
Artforum (US) December 2007, p. 367, ill.

Peeters, Wim, ‘Ana Torfs’ Trial Anatomy, Revolution’, in:
Art Papers (US) Jan/Feb. 2007, pp. 26-29, ill. and cover ill.

Nasielski, Tania, ‘ANATOMY, Ana Torfs’, in:
Untitled (UK) No. 42, Summer 2007, pp. 14-15

Nakas, Kassandra, ‘Dissecting Life, On Ana Torfs' Anatomy’, lecture
argos, centre for art and media, Brussels (BE) February 22, 2007

Renner, Sacha,‘Bild und Wahrheit’, in:
Tages-Anzeiger (CH) May 31, 2007

Kappeler, Suzanne, ‘Künstler auf den Spuren der Wissenschaft’, in:
Neue Zürcher Zeitung (CH) June 15, 2007

Beckman, Angelika, ‘Forschen und Erfinden’, in:
Photonews, Zeitung für Fotografie (DE) July/August 2007, ill.

Kühl, Christiane
‘Nach dem Shootout Putzen’, in:
Die Tageszeitung (DE) October 9, 2007

Maass, Angelika, ‘Vom Staunen und Zeichenlesen’, in:
Thurgauer Zeitung (CH) June 2, 2007

Lauwaert, Dirk, ‘Anatomy, Ana Torfs’, in:
FotoMuseum Magazine (BE) No. 38, September 2007, p. 40, + portfolio pp. 41-47

Van Campenhout, Elke, ‘Talking Pictures’, in:
De Witte Raaf (BE) No. 129, September 2007, ill.

Lambrecht, Luk ‘Goed voor oog en geest’, in:
Knack (BE) January 3, p. 60

Fiers, Els, ‘Ana Torfs, Anatomy’, in:
Focus Knack (BE) February 21, 2007, p. 89, ill.

Lambrecht, Luk, ‘Tussen verleden en heden, ANATOMY’, in:
Knack (BE), February 14, 2007, p. 55, ill.

Lauwaert, Maaike, ‘Het historische her-zien’, in:
Tubelight (NL) No. 49, March/April 2007

Koot, Roman ‘Borderline Behaviour’, in:
Tubelight (NL) No. 49, March/April 2007, ill.

2006

Mackert, Gabriele ‘The World Observer’/‘Die Weltzuschauerin’, in:
Figuren/Projektionen 2000-2005
GAK, Bremen, 2006, pp. 5-19, ill.

Torrent, Jean, ‘à…à…aaah!’, in:
Figuren/Projektionen 2000-2005
GAK, Bremen, 2006, pp. 20-25, ill.

Lauwaert, Dirk, ‘The Intruder’, in:
Figuren/Projektionen 2000-2005
GAK, Bremen, 2006, pp. 44-48, ill.

Robberechts, Catherine, ‘Du mentir-faux’, in:
Figuren/Projektionen 2000-2005
GAK, Bremen, 2006, pp. 26-33, ill.

Robberechts, Catherine, ‘Elective Affinities/The Truth of Masks & Tables of Affinities’, in:
Figuren/Projektionen 2000-2005
GAK, Bremen, 2006, pp. 26-33, ill.

Asthoff, Jens,"‘Ana Torfs in GAK’":assets/files/artforum.pdf, in:
Artforum’s Critics’ Picks (US) March 3, 2006

Allen, Jennifer
Ana Torfs in daadgalerie, in:
Artforum(US)
December 2006, pp. 323-324, ill.

Els Roelandt in conversation with Ana Torfs
BAM, Ghent (BE) September 2006

Meschede, Friedrich / Nakas, Kassandra Snauwaert, Dirk, lectures; moderator: Gabriele Mackert
Black Spots in History or Gaps of Language, Symposium
BAM/daadgalerie, Berlin (DE) September 30, 2006

Zein, Gloria ‘Die Ausdehnnug der Tatnacht, Die Geschichte wiederaufführen’, in:
taz (DE) November 7, 2006

Kuhn, Nicola
‘Luxemburg, Liebknecht, Politkowskaja: Ana Torfs' in der daadgalerie’, in:
Der Tagesspiegel (DE) October 17, 2006

Müller, Katrin Bettina, ‘Verrat am menschlichen Denken, ANATOMY’, in:
TIP (DE) October 19, 2006, ill.

Müller, Ulrich ‘Installation, Ana Torfs’, in:
Zitty (DE) October 12, 2006, ill.

Cartier, Stephan ‘Umkleidkabine zur Wirklichkeit, Ana Torfs' Figuren und Projektionen’, in:
Weser Kurier (DE) January 28, 2006, ill.

Beelte, Annedore ‘Die heilige Johanna spielt Theater’, in:
taz Bremen (DE) February 2, 2006

Beßling, Rainer ‘Ein Toast auf die Maske, Ana Torfs in der Bremer GAK’, in:
Kreiszeitung (DE) February 3, 2006, ill.

Dettmar, Stefanie, ‘Das Spiel mit den Geschlechtern, Projektionen der Belgierin Ana Torfs’, in:
Cellesche Zeitung (DE) February 16, 2006, ill.

Asthoff, Jens, ‘Ana Torfs in der Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst’, in:
Kunstbulletin (DE) April 2006, ill.

Pauleit, Winfried ‘Eine Passage zwischen Kunst und Kino’, lecture
GAK, Bremen (DE) February 23, 2006

Glasmeier, Michael,‘Stimme, Stimmung, Stimmen, Anmerkungen zu Ana Torfs’, lecture
GAK, Bremen (DE) April 20, 2006

Ruyters, Marc,‘De waarheid in alle mogelijke talen misbruikt’, in:
<H>ART (BE) No. 12, October 2006, p. 11, ill.

2005

Van der Speeten, Geert ‘Aan tafel met tien laureaten’, in:
De Standaard (BE) February 22, 2005, p. 21

2004

Torrent, Jean, ‘Correspondences’, in:
A Prior Magazine #10 (BE) October 2004, pp. 47-55 + portfolio

Lauwaert, Dirk, ‘Reading as a Form of Writing, on the Texts in the Work of Ana Torfs’, in:
A Prior Magazine #10 (BE) October 2004, pp. 89-95 + portfolio

Pültau, Dirk, ‘The Blind Singer and the Absent Composer, on Music and Interdisciplinarianism in Two Works by Ana Torfs’, in:
A Prior Magazine #10 (BE) October 2004, pp. 111-120 + portfolio

Tucker, Sara, ‘Introduction to Approximations/Contradictions’
Dia Art Foundation (US) December 2004

Peeters, Wim, ‘An Economy of Truth. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Belgian Art, But Were Afraid to Ask a Belgian’, in:
Flash Art (IT) No. 235, March 2004, pp. 80-83, ill.

Kwakkenbos, Lars, "‘E-Kunst’, in:
Elle-België (BE) December 2004, p. 54, ill.

Kwakkenbos, Lars, ‘De vragen voorbij’ in:
De Standaard (BE) June 24, 2004, p. 26, ill.

Van Bogaert, Pieter, ‘Tijdloos en op afstand’, in:
De Tijd (BE) December 23, 2004

Kwakkenbos, Lars, ‘Veel vertellen met weinig’ in:
De Standaard (BE)December 24, 2004, p. 37, ill.

Ruyters, Marc / Lauwaert, Dirk, ‘Beelden om te lezen, teksten om te zien’, in:
De Tijd (BE) December 1, 2004, ill.

Dirk Lauwaert, The Intruder, 2004

Doove, Edith,‘Ana Torfs maakt “moeilijk” beeldend werk op vele fronten tegelijk’, in:
De Tijd (BE) December 23, 2004, p. 23, ill.

2003

Marcelis, Bernard, ‘ForwArt’, in:
Art Press (FR) No. 286, January 2003

Carels, Edwin, ‘Enigmatische raadsels’ in:
De Tijd (BE)December 16, 2003, p. 16, ill.

2002

Lambrecht, Luk,‘ForwArt’, in:
Flash Art (IT) November 1, 2002, ill.

Nabakowski, Gislind, ‘Uncertain Signs—True Stories’, in:
Springerin (AT) Heft 2, 2002, pp. 71-72

Hübl, Michael, ‘Uncertain Signs-True Stories’, in:
Kunstforum International (DE) No. 160, 2002, pp. 413-415

Hübl, Michael, ‘Ab wann beginnnen Geschichten wahr zu werden’, in:
Badische Neueste Nachrichten (DE) April 23, 2002

Patzer, Georg ‘Die unsichere Charakter der Wahrnehmung’, in:
Die Rheinpfalz (DE) June 5, 2002

Kwakkenbos, Lars, Maskerade in de bibliotheek in:
De Standaard (BE) October 24, 2002, p. 12, ill.

Braet, Jan, Mensen in donkere dagen in:
Knack (BE) November 6, 2002, pp. 112-113, ill.

Braet, Jan, ‘Een koekoek op de Kunstberg’, in:
Knack (BE) October 30, 2002, p.70

Broucke, Nica, ‘Een berg kunst’, in:
De Morgen (BE) October 28, 2002, p. 34

Roelandt, Els Het mysterie voorbij in:
De Tijd (BE) December 4, 2002, p. 9, ill.

Carels, Edwin, ‘Vaste meerwaarde of valse investering, ForwArt’, in:
De Tijd (BE) October 2, 2002

Lemaître, Isabelle, ‘ForwArt 2002, Au cœur du Mont des Arts’, in:
L’Art Même (BE) November 6, 2002, ill.

2001

Drühl, Sven, "Chiffren und Legenden" in:
Kunstbulletin (DE) April 2001, ill.

Chardon, Elisabeth ‘Musiques et images en tête-à-tête amoureux’, in:
Le Temps (CH) November 3, 2001, p. 2, ill.

Bronwasser, Sacha, ‘Een glimp van kruisbestuiving tussen beeld en kunst’, in:
De Volkskrant (NL) January 27, 2001, p. 8

Den Hartog Jager, Hans ‘Verzet tegen zapcultuur’, in:
NRC Handelsblad (NL) January 29, 2001, p. 9

Voorhuis, Nelly ‘Het weifelende beeld, de invloed van film op beeldende kunst’, in:
Vitrine 2001 (NL) pp. 34-37, ill.

2000

Lauwaert, Dirk, ‘Portrait of my Heroine’ in:
DU MENTIR-FAUX, Société des Expositions du Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 2000, pp. 63-71

Tarantino, Maria, ‘Ana Torfs’, in:
The Bulletin (BE) October 26, 2000, p. 25, ill.

Leydier, Richard, ‘Biennale de Montreal’, in:
Art Press (FR) No. 263, pp. 71-72

Delgado, Jerôme ‘Une palette d’art réussie’, in:
La Presse (CA) October 16, 2000, p. 6, ill.

Laurent, Claude, Les solos d'Ana Torfs et Christophe Boulanger in:
Le Palais des Beaux-Arts (BE) September 2000, p. 23, ill.

Laurent, Claude, ‘Tentative de portrait vérité d’une héroine déchue’, in:
La Libre Belgique (BE) September 21, 2000, ill.

Marcelis, Bernard, ‘Narrations, Fictions, Installations’, in:
Le Matin (BE) October 13, 2000, ill.

Britto Jinorio, Orlando, ‘Bienales y encuentros de arte contemporaneo’, in:
Lapiz (ES) No. 167, pp. 62-67, ill.

Fiers, Els ‘Ana Torfs’, in:
Focus Knack (BE) October 4, 2000, p. 92

Lambrecht, Luk, Het proces van een mythe in:
Het Kunstenpaleis (BE) September 2000, p. 22, ill.

Torfs, Ana, ‘Du mentir-faux’, in:
Obscuur (BE) No. 18, December 2000, pp. 17-23, portfolio

Sartor, Freddy, ‘De neef van Beethoven’ in:
Cinemagie (BE) No. 231, Summer 2000, p. 91

Min, Eric, Een stille film in:
De Morgen (BE) November 15, 2000

Braet, Jan, ‘Van de kant van het licht’
Knack (BE) October 11, 2000, p. 76, ill.

Demeester, Anne, ‘Het valse liegen’, in:
De Tijd (BE) October 4, 2000, ill.

Laureyns, Jeroen, Intrigerende beelden over Jeanne d'Arc, in:
De Standaard (BE) October 3, 2000, p. 10, ill.

Pültau, Dirk, ‘De neef van Beethoven’ in:
De Witte Raaf (BE) March/April 2000, pp. 38-39

1999

Goumaz, Magalie,‘Les dernières années de Ludwig Van Beethoven’, in:
La Liberté (CH) July 2, 1999, p. 43, ill.

Carels, Edwin, De nicht van Bresson in:
De Tijd (BE) December 22, 1999, p. 20, ill.

Lauwaert, Dirk, De neef van Beethoven in:
Sint-Lukasgalerij (BE) No. 2, November 1999, p. 8

Torfs, Ana, ‘De neef van Beethoven’ in:
Sint-Lukasgalerij (BE) No. 2, November 1999, portfolio pp. 9-12

Linssen, Céline, Een zee van ruimte, in:
Skrien (NL) No. 234, June 1999, pp. 16-19, ill.

Deridder, Tom, ‘Zyklus von Kleinigkeiten’, in:
Film & Televisie (BE) No. 490, March 1999, p. 39, ill.

Braet, Jan, ‘Een adelaar aan een touw’, in:
Knack (BE) December 22, 1999, p 99, ill.

Beerekamp, Hans, ‘Film over dove Beethoven, Torfs verdient troostprijs’, in:
NRC Handelsblad (NL) January 30, 1999

Heg, Hans, ‘Aardappelen schillen tijdens de Missa Solemnis’, in:
De Volkskrant (NL) January 22, 1999, p. 10, ill.

Stigter, Bianca, ‘De schriftjes van Beethoven’, in:
NRC Handelsblad (NL) May 26, 1999

1998

Ancion Laurent
‘Des pellicules de vie, emportées par le sens’, in: Le Soir (BE)
April 29, 1998, p. 3

Simon, Philippe, ‘Syncopes’, in:
Synergie (BE) May 1, 1998

Ancion, Laurent, ‘Portraits en marge du cinéma officiel’, in:
Le Soir (BE) May 14, 1998, p. 11

Baeten, Marleen, ‘Eerst de taal, dan het beeld’, in:
Etcetera (BE) No. 65, October 1998, pp. 48-51, ill.

Lauwaert, Dirk, Beethoven buiten beeld, in:
Muziek en Woord (BE) May 1998, pp. 13-14, ill.

Luyckx, Filip, Ana Torfs bevraagt filmconventies in:
Sint-Lukasgalerij (BE) No. 5, May 1998, p. 16

Boonen, Annemie, Fascinerende blik op Beethoven in:
De Standaard (BE) May 18, 1998, p. 9, ill.

Boonen, Annemie, ‘Kunstenfestival produceert films’, in:
De Standaard (BE) May 6, 1998, p. 6

Asselberghs, Herman, ‘De grote afwezige’, in:
De Tijd (BE) April 29, 1998, p. 5, ill.

1996

Wissman, Kathrin
‘Augen hören, Ohren sehen’, in:
Der Tagesspiegel (DE)
August 14, 1996, p. 20

Gildemyn, Marie-Pascale, ‘De derde biennale van Lyon’, in:
Sint-Lukasgalerij (BE) No. 5, May 1996, pp. 6-7, ill.

1995

Wulffers, Albert, ‘Il combattimento’, in:
Cinematheekkrant (NL) No. 43, 1995, pp. 4-5

1993

Zimmer, Elisabeth, ‘Tights, camera, action’, in
Village Voice (US) August 10, 1993

Asselberghs, Herman, ‘Video als grensganger’, in:
Etcetera (BE) No. 43, November 1993, pp. 37-38, ill.